spas·​mo·​phil·​ia ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ē-ə How to pronounce spasmophilia (audio)
: an abnormal tendency to convulsions, tetany, or spasms from even slight mechanical or electrical stimulation
spasmophilia associated with rickets
spasmophile adjective
or spasmophilic

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“Spasmophilia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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